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Shockwaves From Ashley Madison Hack Hit Government, Business, Celebrities

When the “Impact Team” hackers dumped their pilfered database of clients for the Ashley Madison adultery website on the Internet, tech experts were quick to point out that it would take some effort to positively identify most of the clients, as many of them employed false names and addresses. Yet it was only a matter of time before the ticking scandal bomb began to detonate. Even with a ten-gigabyte trove of data, cross-indexing doesn’t take very long in the Information Age.